Posts Tagged ‘Surgery’

Pioneers in Immunotherapy

Posted on: June 8th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

The intramural research programme within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland lives by its byline: “Our research […]

A Computer Algorithm Failure

Posted on: May 11th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

On Wednesday 2 May 2018 the Health Secretary for the UK government, Mr Jeremy Hunt (seen right, © The Independent), stood up […]

What a Great Idea!

Posted on: April 20th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

Not too many people know that the world’s first digital laser was invented in South Africa, or that in the 1980s two […]

The Time is Now

Posted on: March 2nd, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

The majority of specialists working in medical imaging are diagnostic radiologists, while a relatively small number practise interventional radiology, with […]

Courage and Innovation

Posted on: December 8th, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

The title for this week’s blog – courage and innovation – was the theme for a conference held at Groote Schuur Hospital […]

The Evidence is Mounting

Posted on: August 11th, 2017 by admin

As demonstrated by randomized clinical trials, mammographic screening provides a mortality benefit for women diagnosed with breast cancer. In addition, […]

A Dangerous Outburst

Posted on: July 7th, 2017 by admin 2 Comments

Iatrogenic derives from the Greek words iatros, meaning physician, and genein which means to produce, and may be defined as any adverse […]

Africa Health Comes to Town

Posted on: June 9th, 2017 by admin 2 Comments

For the past three days, the Africa Health Exhibition and Congress took place at the Gallagher Convention Centre at Midrand, half way […]

RFIDs Guide the Surgeon

Posted on: June 2nd, 2017 by admin 2 Comments

Radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags, which employ electromagnetic fields, have a history stretching back to World War II. Passive tags contain electronically stored […]

A Key Article is Published

Posted on: March 24th, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

Last year we published an article in Clinical Imaging that described our experience with the first version of Aceso, our dual-modality system […]